Warts and Corns

April 12th, 2015

The bark of the common willow burnt to ashes, mixed with strong vinegar and applied to the parts, will remove all warts, corns, and other excrescences.

Source: The Ladies’ Book of Useful Information

Quinsy, Willow Gargle for

March 30th, 2008

“Steep pussy willow and gargle throat with it. This remedy if taken in time, will cure quinsy and it will not return.”

Source: Mother’s Remedies: Over One Thousand Tried and Tested Remidies from Mothers of the United States and Canada, T. J. Ritter